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Matt's Texture Dev Topic

Discussion in 'Textures' started by MattTheLegoman, Mar 26, 2014.

  1. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    There are two purposes for this topic
    1. I will present possible textures for MCME
      • You can critique my textures and make suggestions
      • If staff take an interest in a particular texture they can ask me to submit it to GitHub
    2. You can request textures
      • I am more likely to do what I feel comfortable with, but try me anyway I like to make crazy things regardless
      • I am more likely to listen to staff requests, if you are an artist please consider the textures you would like to be using while building Middle-earth

    Apple
    First up. An apple. =D It is listed here as one of the high priority textures for MCME.
    The album presenting all the textures in this topic is hosted on Imgur: Matt Textures. It will contain downloads and in-game screenshots.

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  2. Ardelenia

    Ardelenia Yellow flower puncher

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    I prefer my apples directed up (as in the stem). Also the stem could maybe have more brown than green?
     
  3. DSESGH

    DSESGH Dirt Conaisseur

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    You could maybe make the golden apple a green apple instead, since most apples are generally green or red. It doesn't need to be done; it's just an idea.
     
  4. djax74

    djax74 Yellow flower puncher

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    Which program do you use for texturing ?
     
  5. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    I use Inkscape to make the block colours and basic shades. Then I use GIMP to overlay a grungy texture, burn and dodge detailed highlights and to make small changes to colours. You can see a colour layer in the screenshot, this is used for the golden apple and the green apple.
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    Apple
    Thanks for the suggestions @ardelenia and @DSESGH. Updated gallery (I won't be keeping old textures in the gallery).
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  6. wheelleee

    wheelleee Aspiring Commoner

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    Hmm, maybe try some grey havens stuff? I'd be interested to see what u cook up :D.
     
  7. DSESGH

    DSESGH Dirt Conaisseur

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    You should submit those on github!
     
  8. Ardelenia

    Ardelenia Yellow flower puncher

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    since you haven't put anything else up i assume you will still take comments on the apple(s). Why is the leaf for the golden apple brown?
     
  9. wheelleee

    wheelleee Aspiring Commoner

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    btw, grey havens stuff could be fairly useful in elven builds, and add more detail to places such as rivendell and lorien, as well as the grey havens :p
     
  10. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    I know wheelleee has created some fantastic elvish blocks already for Rivendell. =D

    But Texture Artists need the support of the Build Artists. The Texture Artists will happily supply what you need if it means it will be in the next Resource-pack.

    @ardelenia The leaf is dark gold because the overlay technique changes the colour, and not the brightness. I can change it (lol, it's only 22 pixels). =p
     
  11. wheelleee

    wheelleee Aspiring Commoner

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    As of late I have been quite lazy in texture production and submission XD.
     
  12. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    Grey Havens Smooth Stone Block and Patterned Stone Block
    As suggested by @wheelleee. Still needs more work on making it seamless. New additions to the gallery.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Ardelenia Yellow flower puncher

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    i love them, especially the pattern. one thing though: I think that you should have the dark pixel on the top of block not line up with the dark pixel on the bottom.
     
  14. Fornad

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    It's nice, but it could be a bit... greyer. :p
     
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  15. djax74

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    Yeah it is kinda "flashy" near stone
     
  16. wheelleee

    wheelleee Aspiring Commoner

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    love 'em. but leave the reddish reflection because of evening light to MC's sunset :D
     
  17. wheelleee

    wheelleee Aspiring Commoner

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    Try use the color of nether brick as a basis :D.
     
  18. Mnemon

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    So, a bit more clarification/explanation (because I'm intrigued!). Do you import an image (in this case an apple) into Inkscape, create a grid, export a bitmap equal to the size of the grid? Or are you creating the image from scratch? What exactly is your Inkscape process?
     
  19. MattTheLegoman

    MattTheLegoman Yellow flower puncher

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    I trace and sample colours from wikimedia/wikipedia images and then I go from there. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple
     
  20. Fireinferno13

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    These are great! Have you submitted them to Github?

    Other things you could try if you want that I think the community would love:
    -Other Food Textures
    -Fishing Rod Texture
    -Boat Texture

    Keep up the great work matt, these are awesome :)
     
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